Since everyone in the whole wide world (WWW) is recollecting fond memories of 2015, I thought I might as well jump onto the band wagon. Here is a list of events from 2015 that made me ecstatic, took my breathe away or made me realise that life is in fact moving forward – one step at a time.
If I ever had an elder sister, I would want her to be like Snehal…
Remember when the two of you used to be best friends, and couldn’t wait to tell each other stuff. Maybe not everything, but the important stuff or the funny stuff or the heart breaking stuff. And now, you see each other, node politely, exchange a kind word or two, promise to catch up and then go your own merry way. How many friendships did you have that have now seen the same fate? Doesn’t it intrigue you to see how things have changed? Slowly one day at a time, change has crept up and certain equations that once were your lifeline, are now nothing more than weird, lets-behave-like-nothing-ever-happened moments. I remember being 21, back then if I lost a friend I would not be able to sleep for nights. It was like a calamity. Now, the older I get, the easier it becomes to move on, to let things be, instead of calling up and confronting people about what went wrong. A part of me says, that with age my ego and cynicism towards relationships …
Much like Dan Brown, Ashwin Sanghi weaves his intricate web of story lines along actual historical events and real places. Not only is the book entertaining, if you like history as a subject it is also quite informative.
Dad always says, “Murda-parasto ki duniya” (the world only appreciates the dead).
Just the other day I surprised myself by randomly humming the tune of a long forgotten ad. Not only was I humming it, I actually managed to remember the entire jingle.
Now before you start judging a book by its cover, no this blog has got nothing to do with staying fit and healthy. Not in the physical sense of the word at least.
Sosan ruined my childhood!
If you thought it was hard not being the best, or rather being the second best, wait until you discover what it feels like to not even be in the top three. To cut the long story short – Losing sucks!
In the October of 2012, I got fired. I had a huge argument with my boss, post which it was clear, that the only way for me to go in that company was – OUT! I came home, called Shephali and on hearing the news she said, “Now you will finally have the time to start that blog you have been thinking about.”